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Photo#1552991
Hard shell attached to Ruellia stem

Hard shell attached to Ruellia stem
Clermont County, Ohio, USA
July 9, 2018
Size: Small
This is a hard shell (egg?) case that is attached to the stems of my Ruellia plant. You can pop them right off with no damage to plant. Not sure if I should leave them alone or remove them.

Frassed
Moved from ID Request.

ID has been given to the degree possible, and the image isn't needed for the Guide. It will be visible here for 30 days until removed by the system.

Might be a scale insect.
There are some similar specimens in Ceroplastes.

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